Cushion - KENTE - DIAMOND (Indigo / Herb)

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Cushion - KENTE - DIAMOND (Indigo / Herb)

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Cushion - KENTE - RHYTHMIC (Indigo / Herb)

Woven Kente cushion Diamond:

Elaborately Hand-woven

Colours: Herb Indigo

Are vibrant graphics your thing? Then this luxury hand-woven cushion in an elegant geometric pattern will give you much pleasure. It is handwoven with an off-white base in the traditional Kente style. Earthy green and indigo are enhanced by touches of ocre and black giving extra punch to a fresh palette. This cotton cushion (measuring 55 cm x 40 cm) is skillfully woven with care..

This vibrant cushion will add verve to your living room or bedroom, it sits beautifully alone or alongside one of our other Kente cushions

Description of the woven kente cushion Diamond

The Kente textile patterns of the Ewe people of Eastern Ghana are both traditional and Contemporary. We have creatively revisited these graphic motifs in fresh colours and clean repetition. Designed by Sara Efia Reddin and woven by Master weavers in the Volta region of Ghana, this cotton cushion is a wonderful touch of graphic artisanat.

Technics used to make the kente cushion Diamond

Kente weaving is a a traditional African weaving technic from Ghana. The weaving is perfectly tight and smooth and consist of elaborate geometric patterns repeated on fine strips of fabric. Woven on a traditional loom in strips of around 15cm. The strips are then sewn together to create a beautiful patchwork cloth. The cushions are made by a local seamstress.

This cushion takes around 3 days to weave.

Why choose this cushion … ?

Our Kente cushions are not only beautiful, they are also very resistant and of a very high quality only found when making things by hand.

To own one of our woven cloths, is to encourage the modernisation of a beautiful tradition, inspiring and supporting the weaving communities by introducing their art to the contemporary design world.

10% of the price goes to an Association promoting girls education in the weaving community.

Characteristics

Woven cushion:

  • Woven by hand in 100% cotton, height 40 cm, width 55 cm ;
  • Available in 2 colours : Gold/Earth and Herb/Indigo ;
  • Supplied with a cushion interior made in France. Composition Cotton exterior with Polyester and Duck Feathers. Vegan alternative available so please request ;
  • Dry Clean Only ;

Please do not forget that this cushion is woven by hand and the slight differences in pattern repeat and colour are completely normal. Please also remember that the material is natural and therefore we do not recommend them for use outside or on terraces.

The colours are natural and may fade if placed in direct sunlight.

Golden Editions believes that artisanal is the new luxury. Our lamps and cushions are made by hand to be treasured..

10 % of the price (HT) goes to our association Education is Golden.